Verboticism: Testostereo

'I think I'm hearing the first sound of spring...'

DEFINITION: v. To drive around in your car with the widows down and stereo blaring. n. The sounds emanating from the suped-up vehicles driven by strutting human males as they participate their annual spring mating rituals.

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Fellabluster

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fel-uh-bluhs-ter

Sentence: It's the same every spring. Just as the weather turn nice enough to spend more time outdoors the air is filled with fellabluster emanating from their rice rockets. The tuners are working overtime.

Etymology: fella (fellow-a man or boy) + bluster (to be loud, noisy, or swaggering) a play on filibuster

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Boganvilla

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: boh-guhn-vee-yuh

Sentence: It was Spring and everything was blooming and booming, including the boganvilla, those townie-boy-racers with their staymen and pistols by their sides, showing off the power of their pedals.

Etymology: Playing on BOUGANVILLIA, the flowering plant native to the Southern climes. Combing BOGAN, a boy racer from Down Under + VILLA, Spanish for TOWN

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Gleecocking

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Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: glee-kok-ing

Sentence: Not only had Jared passed his driver's license exam, but he celebrated it with his entire community by driving up and down his block gleecocking the latest FloRida album at 10:30 at night. Once my windows stop rattling, I'm gonna rip that oversized bass speaker out of his parent's hand-me-down Buick Sentry.

Etymology: Peacocking + glee

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Vroombox

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: vroom boks

Sentence: He put the vroombox into (Bachman Turner) overdrive.

Etymology: boombox vroom

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Blarieoh

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: blare-e-oh

Sentence: You could always tell when Billy Boombastic was in the neighborhood... his boom,boom blarieoh was turned wide open for all to hear.

Etymology: Blare - to sound loudly and harshly. Oh! - an exclamation expressive of surprise pain pleasure etc.

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Carcophony

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kärkäfənē

Sentence: When the high school held a car show they were ready to see some extreme cars. What they weren’t expecting was the accompanying carcophony. Much of the money raised at the event was used to replace the windows of the school cracked by the boosted sound systems.

Etymology: car (a road vehicle, typically with four wheels, powered by an internal combustion engine and able to carry a small number of people) + cacophony (a harsh, discordant mixture of sounds)

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COMMENTS:

good one - galwaywegian, 2010-10-06: 11:55:00

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Reverbermate

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: ree + vurb + ur + mayt

Sentence: I watched as the Pontiac Grand Prix, Grand Am, Trans Am and GTO rolled down the Main Street of my sleepy little town. Odell had come alive with the reverbermate sounds of bass, pumping out the essence of male strut. The reverbermation became louder as they passed me by. I felt the sidewalk vibrate a bit and suddenly, the caravan eased down the street in their quest for .... dare we name it romance?

Etymology: Reverberate and Mate >> Reverberate --resound; ring or echo with sound;be reflected as heat, sound, or light or shock waves and Mate --match: bring two objects, ideas, or people together

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COMMENTS:

Great sentence with a great question! Loud and obnoxious might attract attention, but it takes soft and tender as fuel for romance! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-24: 10:41:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-24: 11:08:00

Love it! - Nosila, 2009-03-24: 23:57:00

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Pandemachonium

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: pan-da-mach-own-ee-um

Sentence: The labour day weekend brought too much pandemachonium to the area so much so that the cottagers walked around with massive ear protectors, much like the ones workers wear when directing airplanes at the airport.

Etymology: pandemonium + macho

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Deciballs

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: dess ih bawlz

Sentence: The Civic swung around the corner, deciballs swinging, turbo ejaculating flames and axles groaning under the weight of the speakers which blasted out the pheremoans of his favourite band, The Testostertones.

Etymology: decibels, balls, bawls

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COMMENTS:

this captured it....exactly - mweinmann, 2009-03-24: 08:30:00

What a picture you paint with innuendo filled words, puns and verbotromies! Vivid picture and vigorous verbotomy! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-24: 10:19:00

another excellent verbotomy! - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-24: 10:58:00

funny - bookowl, 2009-03-24: 13:34:00

Perfect! - Nosila, 2009-03-24: 23:55:00

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Auditoryseasonalsubbooming

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Aw-di-tor-e-sea-son-nail-sub-boom-ing

Sentence: Josh had just finished building & installing his dual 12" sub cabinets and mega watt amplifier for his yellow Honda in time for Spring.The first warm day of Spring he cruised around the neighborhood with his music blaring and his windows down...trying to attract the cheerleaders practicing at his school. Everyone within a 2 mile radius knew Josh was coming down the street in his "auditoryseasonalsubbooming" Honda. The sidewalks and streets vibrated as his trunk was rattling and the speakerbox was vibrating the tag,making it sound like aluminum cans in a bag... He was too cool for school cruising around listening to his new CD. Little does Josh realize his days of "auditoryseasonalsubbooming" with those high decibels will be causing him to lose his hearing early...Boom! Boom! Boom!

Etymology: Auditory;of or relating to the process of hearing. Seasonal;A particular season of the year. Sub; As in a stereo sub often made by using two 12" speakers built into a wooden box covered by felt that is installed usually in the back of a vehicle or trunk,that makes your ears itch deep inside when inside the car...it's so loud!!! Booming;When music is so loud it rattles the trunk emblems off,bolts loose from the car and vibrates the neighborhood.

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